Posts in category "time management"

What's In Your File Cabinet - National Organize Your Files Week 2015

Did you know that the third week of April is National Organize Your Files Week? Yes it is. Every January, I purge the small file system that I have(I am pretty much paperless). In a perfect world, we would all start out the new year with files being cleaned out, purged, and archived. What’s in... Read more »

Wasting Other Peoples Time- Are You Guilty

I know sometimes I drive my friends crazy. I like to keep things simple and that also applies to social planning. Have you ever tried to plan a dinner for a group of gals? The amount of texting for one evening out can put you over your monthly limit. Time is precious. Most of us... Read more »

Staying Productive During Chiberia

I am finding myself with a little more free time than usual during Chiberia. With most people on shut in mode and battling the flu, the priority of organizing is down on the list. It would be so easy to sit in front of the TV and stream netflix or just wander the mall each... Read more »

Time Management For The Small Business Owner; How To Get It All Done

Owning a business is a challenge. When you are a one man show, its even more of one. As I tell people, I am an accountant, sales rep, marketing, and labor. And most of the time all of these activities occur in the same day. There is never a dull moment when you run your... Read more »

February Is National Time Management Month- Little Changes You Can Make To Save Time

As the new year arrives, we have the traditional resolutions. We all write that list. Then February arrives and we find out its time management month. I for one, am always looking for ways to save time. Lets be honest, we all feel like the rat on the wheel sometimes. Too much to do and... Read more »

The Time/Money Savings Of Online Shopping-My Love Affair with Amazon

I have fallen in love. I held back for several years. But then I bit the bullet. For the last several years I have gone from home to home and seen the boxes. Online shopping is the new norm it seems. I avoided it, just like I avoided getting an IPhone but now I am... Read more »

Taking The Fear Out Of Doing Your Taxes

Don’t hate! I am done with my taxes. Yup.The organizer came in the mail and I turned on the quick books and whipped it out. All I am waiting for are some tax forms that come in the mail. Otherwise- I am good to go. Doing my taxes used to be easy peasy. Then I... Read more »

How To Beat Those Winter Blues and Stay Productive

Its pretty darn cold here in Chicago. Yesterday we had a freeze warning of winds to 30 below zero. Thank god for cuddle duds. That is all I have to say. So with this cold weather, lack of sunshine, and layers of clothes lifestyle, its natural that energy levels tend to change. At one time... Read more »

How To Be Semi Productive On Football Sunday

I rushed home yesterday after work to watch the last half of the Bears game. In a season gone terribly wrong, I am still a fan (worst one since 2004 I think). Everyone knew that they wouldn’t be able to pull off a win but it was the last game of the season. After it... Read more »

Time Management for the Returning College Student

Tonight I am giving a speech at a community college to students that have returned to college at an older age. My goal is to give them time management tips for balancing their home life and school work. It makes me think back to my days at the University of North Texas. I was pretty... Read more »